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She was placed in solitary confinement, is under round-the-clock surveillance... It is very cold in the cell where the Russian is kept, the food ration is meager. Unlike other prisoners, Maria Butina is deprived of the possibility to stroll outdoors" ...
Human Rights and International Law
The United States Is The Largest Prison Camp In The World
The United States Criminal Justice System Violates Human Rights

["]Søren Korsgaard["]

The US criminal justice system has a long history, continuing to this day, of systematically violating prisoners' human rights and, hence, international law. ...

Can't argue with that. Or can you?
In Shielding US from Legal Obligations, Kavanaugh Conflates International Law with Foreign Laws

received wisdom, 2010
Paul Roberts, "economist" and WSJ editor, has finally gone off the rails, 2009

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Fri Aug 3rd, 2018 at 09:35:43 PM EST
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Rikers Island, 2011
Rikers Island, 1995
Rikers Island, 1970

:: 2018
As #August21 prison strike approaches, repression against organizers escalates

As organizers across the country step up preparations for the August 21st prison strike, prison officials and administrations will also be making plans for how to respond. Recent weeks have seen what appears to be a co-ordinated campaign of repression against prominent figures associated with the 2016 prison strike.

Imam Siddique Abdullah Hasan, a key figure in the 2016 strike who was thrown into solitary in September 2016 on the basis of clearly false accusations, has just been thrown into solitary confinement again, and Ohio IWOC are organizing to support him. ...

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Fri Aug 3rd, 2018 at 11:14:27 PM EST
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